(Minghui.org) Today's news from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 17 cities or counties in 8 provinces. According to this report, at least 31 Falun Gong practitioners were illegally arrested, 21 practitioners were detained, 1 practitioner was taken to prison, 1 practitioner was tortured, 2 practitioners were sentenced, and 1 practitioner's whereabouts are unknown.
Ms. Sun Qingxiang from Yishui County was arrested by Shen Wenfeng and other officers from the Yishui Police Department on April 24, 2018. Her home was ransacked.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Sun:Yang Leqing (杨乐清), chief, Ju County Police Department, Rizhao City: +86-13806331986Wu Jiandong (吴建东), deputy chief: +86-17606332566, +86-633-6893005Li Jianmei (李建梅), head 610 Office: +86-15898982988, +86-633-6893055Wang Guijun (王贵军), head, Domestic Security Division: +86-633-6893049
Ms. Chen Yifei from Linxi County was arrested at her home on the evening of April 25, 2018. The police ransacked her place and confiscated a computer and other personal belongings.
Mr. Jing Jianhong was arrested on April 12, 2018.
Mr. Wang Xiaogang from the Binhai New Area was arrested by Hujiayuan Police Station officers on April 24, 2018. His home was ransacked.
Mr. Wang was taken the Tanggu No. 1 Detention Center.
Participant in the persecution of Mr. Wang:Gao Lei (高磊), officer, Hujiayuan Police Station: +86-15900348873
Ms. Li Meihua, her husband Mr. Yuan Yulong, Mr. Mu Mingwu, Ms. Liang Dechun, Ms. Gou Xiaoping, and Ms. Li Jing, all from Zhashui County, were taken to the Zhashui County Detention Center.
Participants in the persecution of the six practitioners:Guo Shuqin (郭淑琴), head, Zhashui County Domestic Security Division: +86-13991456158Song Yinghai (宋英海), officer: +86-13991569187Meng Xiangmin (孟祥敏): +86-18230092301Zhou Dan (周丹), head, Discipline Inspection Office: +86-13992487199
Ms. Yang Qun was arrested and taken to the Yintan Brainwashing Center on April 13, 2018.
Mr. Li Yonghong, a Xi'an Jiaotong University graduate student from Jiangyou City, was arrested by officers from the Shiling Police Station in the Longquanyi District, on April 16, 2018. His whereabouts are unknown.
Ms. Li Yulan from Bairin Left Banner was arrested by officers from the Bairin Left Banner Domestic Security Division on December 25, 2017. Her case was turned over to the Bairin Left Banner Court by the Procuratorate.
Ms. Li was taken to the Bairin Left Banner Detention Center, where guards shocked her with electric batons and force-fed her. She experienced heart problems and has difficulty breathing due to the torture. She often can't sleep at night and is very weak.
Participants in the persecution of Ms. Li:Bao Gang (包刚), chief, Bairin Left Banner Police Department: +86-18804760999Tian Cang (天仓), head Domestic Security Division: +86-13947647266Wang Xiaowen (王晓文), president, Bairin Left Banner Procuratorate: +86-476-6216566Hong Li (红利), prosecutor: +86-476-6216413
Ms. Lu Fengxia was taken to the Liaoning Province Women's Prison in March 2018.
Ms. Guo Xuhong, 46, and Ms. Wang Tianwa, 24, were each sentenced to a one-year prison term and fined 20,000 yuan in the Faku County Court on April 4, 2018.
Ms. Wang Xinying was arrested at her home by officers from the Linyuan Police Station in the Luyuan District on the evening of April 24, 2018. She was taken to the Changchun No. 2 Detention Center.
Ten practitioners from Changyi City were arrested on the afternoon of April 24, 2018. They include Ms. Qi Shuying, Ms. Yang Xiaohua, Ms. Xu Wanxiang, Ms. Wang Zhaoyu, Ms. Sun Xinhua, Ms. Qi Naihua, Ms. Xiao Mingfen, Ms. Wang Xiuzhi, Ms. Zhu, and Ms. Geng.
Ms. Wang Zhaoyu, Ms. Zhu, and Ms. Geng were later released.
Ms. Qi Shuying, Ms. Yang Xiaohua, and Ms. Xu Wanxiang were placed in criminal detention at the Weifang Detention Center.
Ms. Ge Lingren was arrested on April 24, 2018, by Bohai Police Station officers for using bills with Falun Gong information printed on them at the grocery store.
Ms. Zhan Zhongfeng and Ms. Zhan Zhongqin were arrested on April 25, 2018, when they were talking to people about Falun Gong on their trip to Huangshan Mountain.
Ms. Du and other practitioners from the Chenyang Residential Community in the Chenyangdao area of the Hedong District were arrested on April 24, 2018. Their homes were ransacked and they were taken to the Hedong District Detention Center.
Participants in the persecution of these practitioners:Dongxin Police Station: +86-22-24372771Hedong Police Department: +86-22-24212754, +86-22-24329680Hedong District Detention Center: +86-22-24372381
Ms. Wu Congmei, 70, was arrested at her home on April 24, 2018.
Ms. Ding Mingqiong, Ms. Zhao Xiantang, Mr. Yang Bin, Mr. Li Yonghong, and Ms. Xiang Mingwei were arrested by officers from the Shiling Police Station in Longquan Town on April 16, 2018. They were taken to the Longquanyi District Detention Center.
Participants in the persecution of these practitioners:Zhong Xiangwei (钟翔伟), director, Shiling Police Station: +86-28 84600009
Ms. Yu Chunxiang was arrested by officers from the Zhanbei Plaza Police Station and Xigang Police Department on April 24, 2018, while she was talking to people about Falun Gong. Her home was ransacked.
Ms. Yu was taken to the Ganjingzi District Drug Rehabilitation Center for 15 days of detention.
Ms. Bao Yunong and Ms. Cai Manyi were arrested by Beihujie Police Station officers on April 23, 2018.
Participant in the persecution of Ms. Bao and Ms. Cai:Beihujie Police Station: +86-27-85624896
Mr. Zhu Hengde has been held in the Niuzhuang Detention Center for nearly seven months. His health is deteriorating. Detention center authorities have refused to release him.